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Chris Main

DOB: 02.10.1974

Crew position: Grinder
Shore job: Steering gear
Profession/trade: Professional sailor

New Zealander Main moved to Britain before March 2002 in order to be eligible for the America's Cup challenge.

He has America's Cup experience having acted as tune-up helmsman and tactician for the Nippon Challenge syndicate two years ago.

The 27-year-old has been prominent in the afterguard in racing in Japan, but joins the British challenge as a grinder.

GBR Challenge crew profiles index

Head

Skipper

Navigator

Tactician

Pit

Helmsmen

Mastmen

Mid bowman

Bowmen

Trimmers

Grinders

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